an official heading a bureau for the prevention or investigation of fires.
a person who has charge of the fire-prevention equipment and personnel of an industrial plant.
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- fire hydrant,
- fire insurance,
- fire irons,
- fire island,
- fire line,
- fire off,
- fire on all cylinders,
- fire opal,
- fire pink,
- fire point
Origin of fire marshal
First recorded in 1860–65
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a public official responsible for investigating the causes of fires, enforcing fire prevention laws, etc
the head of a fire prevention organization
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